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Ancestry Library Edition

Available remotely only while in-person services are limited. Census records, passenger lists, birth, death, marriage, and military records, family and local history collections, newspapers and directories. Best viewed using Internet Explorer or Firefox.

Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues.

Category: Genealogy and local history

City Directory Collection

Digitized images of the Edina City Directory, 1941-1977; Minneapolis City Directory, 1859-1950; St. Louis Park City Directory, 1933-1977. City directories list residents with their occupations, places of employment and spouses. Local businesses are listed by name and subject category, and directories are searchable by name or address.

Funded, in part, by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the former Professional Librarians Union of Minneapolis (PLUM)

Category: Genealogy and local history

Digital Sanborn Maps (Minnesota)

Fire insurance maps for Minnesota counties and cities from 1867-1970.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: Genealogy and local history

FamilySearch

FamilySearch affiliate library access available only in a library. Explore the world's largest collection of free family trees, genealogy records and resources. Increased access available by using resource at library; includes Minnesota Death records, 1900-1907; death certificates, 1908-1955 and more.

Access provided through FamilySearch International.

Category: Genealogy and local history, History and biography

Fold3 History & Genealogy Archives Plus

Original historical documents including U.S. military records, newspapers, images, city directories, naturalization documents, personal histories, and more.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: Genealogy and local history, History and biography

Gale Genealogy Connect

Records of Colonial and Revolutionary U.S., Immigration, Royal and Noble families, Native American tribes, and New England. Includes information on getting started and essential research tips.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: Genealogy and local history

HeritageQuest

American local history books, primary sources, family histories, images, and finding aids. Goes back to the late 1700's.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: Genealogy and local history

Minneapolis Tribune, Historical

Full-page images from original Minneapolis newspapers, available to search or browse via Minnesota Historical Society's Digital Newspaper Hub. Begins in 1867 with the Minneapolis Daily Tribune and ends in 1930 with the Minneapolis Morning Tribune.

Funded by the State of Minnesota.

Category: Genealogy and local history, History and biography, Newspapers

Minnesota Reflections

Images, maps and documents from more than 150 cultural heritage organizations, including Hennepin County Library's Special Collections.

Developed and maintained by Hennepin County Library staff.

Category: Genealogy and local history

Star Tribune

Full-text articles from Minneapolis, Minnesota newspaper, including Minneapolis Star and Tribune and all three local editions: Minneapolis, Metro, and St. Paul.

1/1/2008 to 3 months ago

1/1/1986 to present

Category: Genealogy and local history, Newspapers